If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.


















































































































R Square D Dance Club @ The Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso will be starting back up classes soon.

Beginning lessons start Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 @ 7:30pm

For details and schedule go to or call 360-414-5855












Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at









Dreams may come true when the fairy tales come to life at the Children’s tea to benefit the Kalama library. The Kalama Community Building will transform into an Enchanted Forest as mythical creatures join together for  food and crafts on Sunday March 25th from 2-3:30p. All children in costume admitted free. Al others only $7. Space is limited  so plan ahead and get your ticket  soon!

Tickets available  at Kalama Koffee,River Rock Kids, and Kalama Library.

For more information and reservations please call 673-4071 or 673-2020.

Make magical memories on a Sunday afternoon in Kalama.


Beaver Valley Grange Annual Spring Sale is going on April 5th & 6th from 10a-4p.

3 miles west of Rainier, OR on Larson Road.

There will be refreshments and all proceeds benefit Hospice & Youth Soccer.



Rainier Revisited!

Step back in time to the year 1853…a living history reenactment of Rainier and local history.

Saturday, April 14th from 10a-4p @ Beaver Homes Grange, 31105 Beaver Homes Road in Rainier, Oregon.

The cost is 1 can of food or a donation for H.O.P.E.

This event is hosted by the Rainier Jr. Sr. High School History Club.

A chapter of the National History Club.

For more information, contact the RJSHS History Club or Mr. Demko, Advisor @ 503-556-4215, or you can e-mail

Sponsors include TobieFinzel-Vernonia Pioneer Museum,Educational Maps and Globes-Kirk Fullmer, Just-A-Mere Farm-Randy Skeans and the Demko family.

Thank you to Walmart for their donation and big thank you  to Beaver Homes Grange for the use of the site.